The Monk Maros – the Singer
Commemorated on January 25
The Monk Maros – the Singer asceticised for 37 years in the village of Omir, not far from the city Kyr' in Syria, dwelling in a crude hut. He ate rough food, and wore clothes from the hide of wild goats. For his handsome face, his delicate and pleasing voice, he was called a singer. The monk died peacefully at age 60, in about the year 430.
© 1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.